DPSA Graduate Internships 2022

Department of Public Service and Administration (DPSA) is inviting all applicants to apply for their ongoing Graduate / Internship Programme 2022.

Internship Location: Pretoria, Gauteng

The Department of Public Service and Administration is offering Internship opportunities to unemployed graduates to apply in the fields that are in line with the department’s core business.

The department is therefore inviting applications for the Internship Programme that will run for a maximum period of 12 months in the following disciplines/fields of study. 

Minimum Requirements

  • All applicants must be South African citizens
  • Must be between the ages of 18-35 years
  • Currently unemployed graduates
  • Must have never participated in an Internship programme before.

The following Internship Opportunities are open for applications: 

Ministry Interns Ref No:DEVP/01/21/23

  • National Diploma/B-Degree in: Public Administration

Office of Deputy Minister Interns Ref No:DEVP/02/21/23

  • B-Degree in Law/LLB

Office of the Director General Interns Ref No:DEVP/03/21/23 National Diploma/B- Degree in:

  • Public Administration
  • Office Administration

Office of the Standards Compliance Interns Ref No:DEVP/04/21/23 National Diploma/B-Degree in:

  • Information Systems
  • Information Management
  • Statistics

Office of the Technical Assistance Unit Interns Ref No:DEVP/05/21/23 National Diploma /B-Degree in:

  • Social Sciences
  • Public Administration

Supply Chain Management Interns Ref No: DEVP/06/21/23 National Diploma/B-Degree in:

  • Financial Management
  • Procurement
  • Logistics Management
  • or related field of study

Legal Services Interns Ref No: DEVP/07/21/23

  • LLB Degree or equivalent degree in law

ICT Management Support Interns Ref No: DEVP/08/21/23 National Diploma/B-Degree in:

  • Software Development
  • or related field of study

Communications Interns Ref No: DEVP/09/21/23 National Diploma/B-Degree in:

  • Internet and Social Media
  • Marketing
  • Film and Video Technology
  • or related field of study

Workplace Environment Management Interns Ref No: DEVP/10/21/23

  • National Diploma/B-Degree in: Environmental Health and Safety or related field of study

Human Resource Planning, Employment & Performance Management Interns Ref No: DEVP/11/21/23

  • National Diploma/B-Degree in: Human Resource Management

Leadership Development Interns Ref No: DEVP/12/21/23

  • National Diploma/B-Degree in: Management Development

Remuneration Management Interns Ref No: DEVP/13/21/23 National Diploma/B-Degree in:



  • Economics,
  • Human Resource Management
  • or related fields of study

Government Employee Housing Scheme Interns Ref No: DEVP/14/21/23

  • National Diploma/B-Degree in: Software Development or related field of study

Negotiations, Labour Relations & Dispute Management Interns Ref No: DEVP/15/21/23

  • National Diploma/B- Degree in Labour Relations/ LLB

Knowledge Management Interns Ref No: DEVP/16/21/23

  • National Diploma/B-Degree in Communications

E-enablement & Ict Infrastructure Management Interns Ref No: DEVP/17/21/23

  • National Diploma/B – Commerce Degree in Information Systems/B – Tech in Public Administration

ICT Stakeholder Management Interns Ref No: DEVP/18/21/23

  • National Diploma/B- Degree in Information Technology (Systems Development) or related field of study

Office of The Government Services Access & Improvement Interns Ref No: DEVP/19/21/23

  • National Diploma/B-Degree in: Office Management

Institutional Assessments Interns Ref No: DEVP/20/21/23

  • B-Degree in Public / Business Administration
  • B-Tech in Industrial Psychology/Organisational Development.

Citizens Relations & Public Participation Interns National Diploma/ B-Degree in:

  • Social Science
  • Public Administration
  • Development Science

Please note the following: Applicants who have benefited from a previous internship programme or have formal employment in any of the above fields will not be considered. Competencies:

  • Written and verbal communication skills
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Detail orientation
  • Desire and potential to learn
  • Self-motivated
  • Prioritize tasks as needed

Internship Application Closing Date: 03 January 2022

How To Apply For DPSA Graduate Internships Programme

Applications must be submitted on the new Z83 (Download Here) and should be accompanied by copies of qualification(s), Identity Document and a comprehensive CV indicating duration of appropriate qualification and three reference persons with the following information: – Name and contact numbers; an indication of the capacity in which the reference is known to the applicant. 

NB. Only shortlisted candidates will be required to submit certified documents/copies on or before the day of the interviews 

Applications, quoting the reference number, must be posted to: Department of Public Service and Administration, Private Bag X916, Pretoria 0001 or Hand delivered at: the Reception at Batho Pele House, 546 Edmond Street, Arcadia, Pretoria, 0001 For Attention: Mr. Lesiba Tloubatla Correspondence will be limited to shortlisted applicants.

If you have not heard from us within three months after the closing date, please accept that your application was unsuccessful. Incomplete and late applications will not be considered. Applicants must apply for each Graduate Internship on a separate application form

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